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Combine bits and more on today's menu.
An Ohio State cornerback helped his draft stock at the NFL combine, and he wasn't Malcolm Jenkins, Ken Gordon writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
"[Donald] Washington, an early-entry junior, posted the best vertical leap and broad jump of anyone, regardless of position. His vertical was 45 inches -- 2 inches better than the next-best effort by cornerback Darius Butler of Connecticut. Only three of approximately 300 players jumped higher than 41.5."
Michigan already has extended 10 scholarship offers to players from its rival state of Ohio, Josh Helmholdt writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Former Wisconsin football player Leonard Taylor, who last year made threats against athletic director and former coach Barry Alvarez, has been ruled competent to stand trial, Mike Miller writes in The Capital Times.
Iowa running back Shonn Greene stiff-arms the idea that he's a one-year wonder, Chris Nelsen writes in The Des Moines Register.
Minnesota didn't end up landing running back prospect Trabis Ward, and the departure of wide receivers coach George McDonald could be the reason why, the St. Paul Pioneer Press' Marcus Fuller writes in his blog.